Southern vs Texas Southern

Texas Southern 73, Southern U. 39


HOUSTON (AP) - Omar Strong and Lawrence Johnson-Danner scored 11 points apiece and Texas Southern rolled to a 73-39 victory over Southern University Thursday night.

All of Strong's and Johnson-Danner's field goals were 3-pointers as they each made three of the Tigers' six baskets from behind the arc. Ellington added 10 points for Texas Southern (3-11, 2-0 SWAC), which led 32-19 at halftime. Eleven Tigers scored in the game.

Michael Celestin had a game-high 14 points for Southern University (5-10, 1-1). Celestin was 4 for 9 from 3-point range, but his teammates were just 1 for 11 from that distance. The Jaguars shot only 29 percent from the field overall.

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Southern (5-10)192039
Texas Southern (3-11) «324173

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Southern Jaguars
Q. Doggett, F334-102-430210
J. Grace, G322-52-46436
D. Beltran, G282-101-45136
F. Coleman, G250-00-04450
C. Monroe, G160-30-00010
M. Celestin235-110-030414
M. Bol140-20-04110
R. Hill121-70-01012
N. Webb90-10-00000
T. Marshall80-01-20001
Totals 14-496-1428102039
Texas Southern Tigers
T. Price, F121-11-24013
A. Clayborn, F51-40-24012
L. Johnson-Danner, G263-92-243011
O. Strong, G214-70-012111
D. Ellington, G195-100-224210
F. Sturdivant224-101-47049
D. Joyner202-35-65029
M. Gibbs190-03-46233
D. King172-33-42027
P. Onwenu132-62-41006
J. Peters131-30-23112
D. Scott130-20-09100
Totals 25-5817-3251131773
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Miss. Val.7-127-25334
Alabama St.6-138-23342
Alabama A&M2-162-27351
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